MLC Transcription System

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The Myanmar Language Commission Transcription System (1980), also known as the MLC Transcription System (MLCTS), is a transliteration system for rendering Burmese in the Latin alphabet.wikipedia
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Burmese language

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The Myanmar Language Commission Transcription System (1980), also known as the MLC Transcription System (MLCTS), is a transliteration system for rendering Burmese in the Latin alphabet.
The Burmese language (မြန်မာဘာသာ, MLCTS: mranmabhasa, IPA: ) is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken in Myanmar where it is an official language and the language of the Bamar people, the country's principal ethnic group.

Myanmar Language Commission

It is loosely based on the common system for romanization of Pali, has some similarities to the ALA-LC romanization and was devised by the Myanmar Language Commission.
It is responsible for several projects including the Myanmar–English Dictionary (1993) and MLC Transcription System for Romanization of Burmese.

Romanization of Burmese

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The system is used in many linguistic publications regarding Burmese and is used in MLC publications as the primary form of romanization of Burmese.

Transliteration

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The Myanmar Language Commission Transcription System (1980), also known as the MLC Transcription System (MLCTS), is a transliteration system for rendering Burmese in the Latin alphabet.

Latin alphabet

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The Myanmar Language Commission Transcription System (1980), also known as the MLC Transcription System (MLCTS), is a transliteration system for rendering Burmese in the Latin alphabet.

Pali

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It is loosely based on the common system for romanization of Pali, has some similarities to the ALA-LC romanization and was devised by the Myanmar Language Commission.

ALA-LC romanization

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It is loosely based on the common system for romanization of Pali, has some similarities to the ALA-LC romanization and was devised by the Myanmar Language Commission.

Orthography

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The transcription system is based on the orthography of formal Burmese and is not suited for colloquial Burmese, which has substantial differences in phonology from formal Burmese.

Burmese script

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The following initials are listed in the traditional ordering of the Burmese script, with the transcriptions of the initials listed before their IPA equivalents:

Monophthong

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Monophthongs are transcribed as follows:

Mandalay

Semivowel

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A medial is a semivowel that comes before the vowel.

Rakhine people

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In dialects such as Rakhine (Arakanese), the latter is pronounced.

8888 Uprising

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The 8888 Nationwide Popular Pro-Democracy Protests (MLCTS: hrac le: lum:), also known as the 8-8-88 Uprisings, or the People Power Uprising, the People's Democracy Movement and the 1988 Uprising, were a series of nationwide protests, marches and civil unrest in Burma (Myanmar) that peaked in August 1988.

Nat (spirit)

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The nats (နတ်‌; MLCTS: nat; ) are spirits worshipped in Myanmar and neighboring countries in conjunction with Buddhism.

Arakanese language

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Arakanese (also known as Rakhine ; ရခိုင်ဘာသာ, MLCTS: ra.hkuing bhasa ) is a language closely related to Burmese, of which it is often considered a dialect.

Names of Myanmar

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In the Burmese language Myanmar is known as either Myanma (မြန်မာ MLCTS: mranma) or Bama (ဗမာ MLCTS: ba.ma).

Rohingya people

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In Burmese they are known as rui hang gya (following the MLC Transcription System) while in Bengali they are called Rohingga .

Burmese alphabet

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There are several systems of transliteration into the Latin alphabet; for this article, the MLC Transcription System is used.